Other Origin(s):Dutch
Meaning:Speaker; Advice
If baby’s got the gift of the gab and they’re bursting to let the world know it, Retta takes the cake as a worthy appellation. A girl’s name of Latin origin, Retta shares the same root as the word rhetoric—the art of persuasive speech. Retta may also derive from the Dutch surname de Raedt, meaning “advisor” or “council.” Retta has a lot to offer as a unique name with a classical edge. For the expressive and wise baby who simply must have their voice heard, Retta has a fluent appeal.
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